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carbolic acid

noun [U] uk   /kɑːˌbɒl.ɪkˈæs.ɪd/  us   /kɑːrˌbɑː.lɪk-/
a liquid that destroys bacteria, and is used for cleaning injuries or surfaces to prevent disease
Translations of “carbolic acid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 石碳酸,苯酚(用作殺菌劑)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 石炭酸,苯酚(用作杀菌剂)…
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